The acquisition of Simon & Schuster by KKR, Jonathan Karp says, is enhanced by KKR’s interest in company growth and employee equity.
Richard Hurowitz’s reported bid for Simon & Schuster is said to be backed by the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth manager Mabudala.
Having doubled Bertelsmann’s book division revenues and ‘quintupled its profit,’ Markus Dohle is leaving as PRH’s first worldwide CEO.
The parent of Simon & Schuster closes the door on an appeal, ending the Bertelsmann/PRH attempt to acquire Simon & Schuster.
As Sharjah’s conference concludes, speakers turn to translation, multinational publishing, and potential Arab-market advances.
In ‘my first statement’ on the ruling blocking the PRH-S&S merger, Markus Dohle says the court order is ‘a very unfortunate part of the political agenda.’
In the United States, Judge Pan rules against the merger of trade book publishers Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster.
The United States’ Department of Justice is suing to block the Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger deal struck in late 2020.
Hoping to see more common ground discovered in a polarized age, S&S’ president and CEO Jonathan Karp offers two titles free.
The Branford Boase program annually awards a debut novel for children–and the winning author’s editor is honored, too.